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App lets you text without touching your phone

AdelaVoice is coming out with app that will allow drivers to compose, hear and respond to text messages without touching a single button on their phones.

Tags: app , text messages , AdelaVoice , technology , Mark Lewis , Colleen Kelleher

Monday - 10/04/2010, 10:25am EDT

Resolution would ban driving and texting by Senate employees

If you are an employee of the Senate, soon you too may be not allowed to text while driving.

Tags: management , Bob Casey , Robert Brady , Senate Committee on Rules and Administration , House Administration Committee ,

Monday - 01/25/2010, 04:35pm EST

Could new mobile technology make driving safer?

Distracted driving affects everyone on the road. Over the last nine months there has been nearly a 50 percent increase in distracted driving-related citations in Fairfax County compared to the same time last year.

Tags: car accidents , alicia lozano , smartphones

Friday - 06/17/2011, 12:32pm EDT

Bill would tighten Maryland's texting ban

A bill moving through Maryland's General Assembly would tighten the state's ban on texting wile driving.

Tags: texting , Maryland General Assembly

Sunday - 03/06/2011, 01:40pm EST

Group: D.C. ranks No. 1 for road safety laws

In a report released Monday, D.C. is ranked the best in the country for traffic safety restrictions since the city has passed 13.5 of 15 key laws.

Tags: Judith Stone , Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety , texting , Hank Silverberg

Monday - 01/24/2011, 03:33pm EST

Apps can help curb phone use while driving

Do you worry about your kids texting and driving? Maybe you even need some help with your own willpower. There are apps to help.

Tags: texting , Android , BlackBerry

Sunday - 01/23/2011, 04:12pm EST

Official: Drivers not solely responsible for ped. deaths

Drivers are not solely responsible for safety on the roads, particularly as statistics show pedestrian deaths in the first half of last year increased in D.C. and Virginia.

Tags: Pedestrian , pedestrian accident , pedestrian deaths , texting , texting ban , Hank Silverberg , Paul D. Shinkman

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 12:06pm EST

Answer Desk: Can I report people who drive and text?

Randy from Frederick sees a lot of Maryland drivers using their mobile phone while driving, without the use of a hands-free system. He asks the WTOP Answer Desk: Is there a way for other drivers to file reports or call authorities for these illegal actions?

Tags: Maryland State Police , Answer Desk , driving while texting , cell phones , Adam Tuss

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 09:05am EST

Videos show 'heartbreak' of distracted driving

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says people need to "take personal responsibility" and not use cell phones while driving.

Tags: distracted driving , cell phone , Ray Lahood , U.S. Department of Transportation , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 07:07am EST

Too much texting, talking: D.C. nears record number of citations

More than 11,000 citations have already been issued in the District.

Tags: Cathy Lanier , Ray Lahood , distracted driving , cell phone ban , texting , texting ban , Gary Emerling

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 05:24pm EDT
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